Harold G. Koenig, MD

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor of Medicine
Senior Fellow in the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development
Campus mail Box 3400 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 681-6633
Email address harold.koenig@duke.edu

My primary research is focused on studying the effects of religion and spirituality on health. I am founding Co-Director of Duke’s Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health.

For a complete bio and CV, go to the following website: https://spiritualityandhealth.duke.edu/index.php/harold-g-koenig-m-d

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine, 1982

Publications

Dew, Rachel E., Scott H. Kollins, and Harold G. Koenig. “ADHD, Religiosity, and Psychiatric Comorbidity in Adolescence and Adulthood.” J Atten Disord 26, no. 2 (January 2022): 307–18. https://doi.org/10.1177/1087054720972803.

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Sanaeinasab, Hormoz, Mohsen Saffari, Zarrindokht Sheykh-Oliya, Kazem Khalaji, Afsaneh Laluie, Faten Al Zaben, and Harold G. Koenig. “A spiritual intervention to reduce stress, anxiety and depression in pregnant women: Randomized controlled trial.” Health Care Women Int 42, no. 12 (December 2021): 1340–57. https://doi.org/10.1080/07399332.2020.1836643.

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Rubenstein, Arielle, Harold G. Koenig, Deborah B. Marin, Vanshdeep Sharma, Ilan Harpaz-Rotem, and Robert H. Pietrzak. “Religion, spirituality, and risk for incident posttraumatic stress disorder, suicidal ideation, and hazardous drinking in U.S. military veterans: A 7-year, nationally representative, prospective cohort study.” Journal of Affective Disorders 295 (December 2021): 1110–17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2021.08.128.

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Carey, Lindsay B., Jeffery Cohen, Harold G. Koenig, Terrence Hill, Ezra Gabbay, Carl Aiken, and Jacinda R. Carey. “Christianity, Family, Students, and COVID-19.” J Relig Health 60, no. 6 (December 2021): 3753–58. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-021-01439-8.

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Song, Ye Kyung, Sneha Mantri, Jennifer M. Lawson, Elizabeth J. Berger, and Harold G. Koenig. “Morally Injurious Experiences and Emotions of Health Care Professionals During the COVID-19 Pandemic Before Vaccine Availability.” Jama Netw Open 4, no. 11 (November 1, 2021): e2136150. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.36150.

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Al Zaben, F., M. Sehlo, W. Alghamdi, H. Tayeb, D. Khalifa, A. Altowaireb, R. Nughays, et al. “Risk factors for ADHD and comorbid psychiatric, academic and behavior problems among primary school students in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.” Int J Psychiatry Med 56, no. 6 (November 2021): 422–32. https://doi.org/10.1177/0091217420982266.

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Mantri, Sneha, Ye Kyung Song, Jennifer M. Lawson, Elizabeth J. Berger, and Harold G. Koenig. “Moral Injury and Burnout in Health Care Professionals During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” J Nerv Ment Dis 209, no. 10 (October 1, 2021): 720–26. https://doi.org/10.1097/NMD.0000000000001367.

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Martins, Helga, Sílvia Caldeira, Tiago Dias Domingues, Margarida Vieira, and Harold G. Koenig. “Validation of the Duke University Religion Index (DUREL) in Portuguese Cancer Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy.” J Relig Health 60, no. 5 (October 2021): 3562–75. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-020-01143-z.

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Castro, Laura S., Tracy A. Balboni, Talita C. Lobo, Rita Simone L. Moreira, Harold G. Koenig, John R. Peteet, and Fatima Cintra. “Assessing Religious Commitment in a Multicultural Inpatient Setting: A Psychometric Evaluation of the 10-item Belief into Action Scale.” J Relig Health 60, no. 5 (October 2021): 3576–90. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-021-01223-8.

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Ames, Donna, Zachary Erickson, Chelsea Geise, Suchi Tiwari, Sergii Sakhno, Alexander C. Sones, Chaplain Geoffrey Tyrrell, et al. “Treatment of Moral Injury in U.S. Veterans with PTSD Using a Structured Chaplain Intervention.” Journal of Religion and Health 60, no. 5 (October 2021): 3052–60. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-021-01312-8.

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